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Obesity, Willpower & Psychology Webinar

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Event:
Obesity, Willpower & Psychology Webinar
Start:
February 22, 2013 9:00 am
End:
February 22, 2013 12:00 pm
Organizer:
Ohio Psychological Association
Phone:
614-224-0034
jbowman@ohpsych.org
Updated:
February 5, 2013
Venue:
Online Webinar

CE Credits: 3.0 (after successful completion of webinar quiz)
Learning Level: Intermediate
Speakers: Kathy Ashton, PhD & Megan Lavery, PsyD

“I just don’t have the willpower” is a familiar refrain for people trying to lose weight. This webinar will address the role of psychologists in training “willpower” and other cognitive behavioral interventions for obesity. An overview of the obesity epidemic and assessing patients for behavioral weight management will be given, along with discussion about how psychologists are important providers in the treatment of obesity. Participants will also have a chance to learn about APA’s Public Education Campaign and their efforts to educate the public about the psychology of obesity. More information is available here and a recording will be available at a later date.

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